UWS Regional Playoffs: Semi-Final Recap and Final Preview

Regional Semi-Final Recaps:

Midwest United FC 3 (6) vs Corktown AFC 3 (5) : Midwest United FC Complex, Grand Rapids, MI – No Stream

In the first Semi-Final, Midwest United FC was tied with Corktown AFC with a score of 3-3 at the end of the full and extra time, the game was sent into Penalty Kicks to help determine the winner after a hard fought 120 minutes. After 6 rounds of back and forth kicks, Midwest United FC was able to put a stop to Corktown AFC winning 6-5 after penalty kicks. Midwest United FC advanced in the Midwest/Central Region playoff where their opponent would be determined in the second match of the night.

Chicago Mustangs 0 vs St. Louis Scott Gallagher 2 : MAC Sports Center, Crystal Lake, IL – Eleven Sports

In the second Semi-Finals, the Mustangs women unfortunately weren’t able to score versus the St. Louis Scott Gallagher women who were able to get two goals in. SLSG made a major upset, defeating the Mustangs who were unbeaten at 10-0-0 to that point.. With the upset victory this put an end to the Mustangs season and sent the Central Conference champions to face Midwest United in the Regional Final.

Regional Final Preview:

Midwest United FC vs St. Louis Scott Gallagher: 4 PM – Midwest United FC Complex, Grand Rapids, MI – Eleven Sports

Midwest United FC come into this game with a regular season record of 9-1-0 and a win over Corktown AFC in the Semi-Finals. St.. Louis Scott Gallagher finished the regular season with a record of 5-2-1 in comparison. Each side has women who have given them quality plays and make the effort to show that the teams are here and ready to compete. This will be a heavy handed task for SLSG as they are taking on by far the best team in the area on MUFC’s home turf.